I am not going to deny that there is discrimination. Yes, there is! However, all is good for hiring seasoned or mature talent. Often, it’s not age that is inhibiting recruitment of so called ‘over the hill’ candidates; it’s attitude, your interpretation or perception, plus an ineffective job search strategy and execution. Firstly, you should […]
A layoff can be tough on you mentally, emotionally and physically. The renowned Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, a measure of how stress can affect health, rates a termination from work a number 8. Today, terminations, downsizing, canning, layoffs or whatever you name this action, are frequent. It’s a part of business operations as resources […]
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Seasons change. Just as the transition from fall to winter is inevitable, there may come a season in your career where it feels necessary to make a change. However, when you feel it is time to search for a new position, it is also crucial to determine if you are making a move for the right reasons.
Job transitions are wrought with stress and anxiety. The myriad of feelings that elicit stress and anxiety during a transition can ultimately result in actions that may have a detrimental effect on your career. Therefore, it is at times when you feel the most uncertain and the most pressure that it becomes necessary to maintain control and power over your career.
Company culture—the atmosphere, work ethic, and values—that a company upholds can sometimes lead to contention between employees and management. If your personal brand conflicts with the company’s culture, it may lead to discouragement and overall dissatisfaction in your current position. In this case, it may be time to assess whether this position it the right place for you to optimize the future of your career.
For your network to be useful, you must engage with people. It is not enough to simply have a long list of names in your network, you must develop and grow relationships with those people in order build a successful network.
Many actions are communicated through non-verbal cues. It is important to be acutely aware of your body language during an interview. Maximize your impact with these six tips.
Have you considered using Twitter for networking? With over 261 million users, what a great platform to connect with fellow professionals and companies.